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Broward Sheriff's Deputy Christopher Schaub laid to rest
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Broward Sheriff's Deputy Christopher Allen Schaub was called a proud father and a courageous and kind cop during his funeral service, attended by Florida Gov. Rick Scott. A mountain of a man, Schaub was also described as an animal lover who took in strays, pressed his own work shirts and enjoyed putting bad guys in jail.

Sheriff Schaub, 47, joined the agency in 1990. He died Sept. 26 while on duty in Pompano Beach after a crash between his Harley-Davidson and a Mercedes-Benz whose driver escaped with minor injuries, officials said, and was not charged.
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Check out FSA now on Facebook!
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Be among the first to learn FSA news and updates by joining us on Facebook. Network with other FSA members. Check out their deck photos or product promotions from manufacturer members. Join your local chapter's Facebook page and see pictures from local events or accept invitations to local meetings. More

FSA supports Crisis Intervention Team training with fundraising shooting event and training
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Florida Partners in Crisis is teaming with Palm Bay Police Chief Doug Muldoon, Sheriffs Jerry Demings, Don Eslinger, Al Lamberti, Ken Mascara, Jack Parker, John Rutherford and the Florida Sheriffs Association on Oct. 26 to call attention to Crisis Intervention Team or CIT training for first responders. The event, a competitive shooting match featuring trap shoot, long range rifle and IDPA-style action pistol, will be held at the Port Malabar Rifle and Pistol Club in Palm Bay. More

Deputies, FHP troopers say no day is typical in north Okaloosa
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Outside of the city limits, police patrols throughout northern Okaloosa County's 450 square miles are handled by sheriff's deputies and Florida Highway Patrol troopers. Fortunately, a cordial synergy exists between the two agencies and their officers. Although it's generally up to the FHP to file paperwork from an accident outside Crestview's city limits, Trooper Kelluy Carrico said he and his fellow troopers frequently depend on Sheriff's Deputies to secure the accident scene. More

Hundreds drop off unwanted prescription pills
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Volusia and Flagler counties' law enforcement agencies put out a call for unwanted prescription drugs as part of a national take-back initiative, and hundreds of residents answered that call. Volusia County sheriff's deputy Lance Lamee, who monitored the district office, said a few people disposed of highly addictive drugs like Oxycodone just out of fear of becoming addicted to it. More



Gov. Rick Scott joins search for missing UF student
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Police say Christian Aguilar was last seen Sept. 20 at a Gainesville Best Buy store with Pedro Bravo. Police believe they may have been fighting over a girl. Meanwhile Gov. Rick Scott joined the massive search for the victim. Gov. Rick Scott is planning to help search for the missing University of Florida student a day after authorities charged the victim's friend Bravo with first-degree murder. More

Road races benefit Sheriff's Youth Ranch
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Three road races scheduled for the first Saturday of October will raise money for the Florida Sheriff's Youth Ranch. The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office Charities Ranch Run will be Oct. 6 and feature 5K, 10K, and 15K running events. The runs will start and end at Temple Terrace Elementary School and offer golf course views from trails with light hills and moderate shade. The races will benefit the youth ranch, which is intended to deter delinquency among children and teens while helping develop them into strong, law-abiding, resilient and productive citizens. More

CFO Jeff Atwater and Broward County Sheriff Al Lamberti announce more arrests in Joint Workers' Compensation Task Force investigations
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Florida Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater and Broward County Sheriff Al Lamberti announced the additional arrests stemming from the newly formed Broward County Workers' Compensation Fraud Joint Task Force. An investigation by the Workers' Compensation Fraud Joint Task Force revealed various shell construction companies operating an ongoing workers' compensation premium fraud scheme and conspiring with Barbara Macineiras to file fraudulent currency transaction reports totaling over $3.5 million with the Department of Treasury. More

Returning veterans can sometimes pose a distinct challenge to law enforcement
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Unfortunately, prolonged combat service has left many of our nation's finest young adults with mental and physical scars that will last a lifetime. For a limited group, they'll have great difficulty coping. For a very small number of them, their experience and stress will cause significant conflicts with law enforcement. More

October is Crime Prevention Month
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Celebrate crime prevention in communities making a difference. Start by connecting with your local law enforcement. Register today for you your local CSC events. Celebrate Safe Communities is crime prevention done the right way — local people working with local law enforcement to address local issues. More

Law enforcement to benefit as 9-1-1 centers enter digital age
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Since the federal law was passed in February, 9-1-1 has received a high-profile boost to help ensure it remains relevant in the 21st century. Included in this legislation are two main provisions that will impact the future of public safety: $7 billion in funding for a national public safety broadband network and $115 million to support Next Generation 9-1-1 (NG9-1-1) technologies. More

Amendment 4 foes: Tax breaks mean unintended consequences
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Voters will revisit one of the Florida Legislature's pet pocketbook issues in November, with nearly half of the proposed constitutional amendments on the ballot addressing property tax breaks. Five of the 11 amendments going before voters on Nov. 6 call for property tax exemptions that would give new breaks to first-time buyers, second-home owners, those whose homes' market values have dropped, certain individuals and small businesses. But cities and counties that have to provide services with dwindling revenues are urging voters to consider the consequences. More


 



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